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New! Trombone Shorty

Trombone Shorty offers readers a peak into the life of a wonderful jazz musician by the same name. I lived in New Orleans for a couple of years and had the pleasure of hearing Troy “Trombone Shorty” Andrews play back when … Continue reading

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9 Books to Introduce Children to Jazz

Jazz music has inspired some wonderful children’s books. The booklist below features great read aloud books, including Charlie Parker Played Be Bop, Ben’s Trumpet, and When Louis Armstrong Taught Me Scat. This booklist also includes autobiographies of five great jazz musicians: … Continue reading

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